Hijab ban in Indian state violates religious freedom: US official

Dec 2, 2022

US ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom slams hijab ban by the southern Indian state, drawing a sharp response from India. Published On 12 Feb 2022 12 Feb 2022 A US official has voiced concerns about the controversial banning of the headscarf at schools and colleges in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, prompting a strongly worded rebuttal from New Delhi. Rashad Hussain, the US ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, said in a tweet on Friday ...read more

DIY mechanical keyboard switch lets you set its actuation point

Dec 2, 2022

Magnetic levitation — The MagLev Switch MX uses neodymium magnets and a Hall-effect sensor. Scharon Harding - 2/9/2022, 6:59 PM Cherry's MX switches are the most well-known in the mechanical keyboard world, and countless other brands mimic the switches' iconic cross-stem design to deliver tactile typing. Now, a magnetic twist to the Cherry MX style has resulted in a 3D-printable mechanical switch with an adjustable actuation point. Recently shared via Github by a user named f ...read more

Dying Light 2’s latest PC patch is now live, with console updates to follow

Dec 2, 2022

Techland has released a new update for the PC version of Dying Light 2. According to the studio, the update fixes numerous crashes and most blocks which have been resulting in players entering a deathloop following co-op sessions. The PC patch, which is also detailed in the image below, arrives ahead of console updates due in the coming days. Dying Light 2 - gameplay trailer Techland said on Thursday that patch 1.0.4 had been submitted to both PlayStation and Xbox for certification an ...read more

Do AirPods work with Android? What non-iPhone users need to know about Apple earbuds

Dec 2, 2022

Home News Audio Visual (Image credit: Shutterstock.com / Prostock-studio) Apple’s AirPods line of true wireless earbuds and headphones is among the most popular on the planet – and like all Apple products, these personal audio devices are designed to work seamlessly within the brand’s wider ecosystem.  This means that using AirPods with an iPhone, iPad, or Mac is super simple; but what if you want to use your Apple buds or headphones with your Android p ...read more

Timex’s cool Space Invaders watch is dripping with nostalgia

Dec 2, 2022

By Andy Boxall February 13, 2022 9:00AM The Timex T80 is one of the most iconic digital watch designs from the 1980s, and therefore already a nostalgic piece, but for its latest special edition Timex is doubling that nostalgia by celebrating one of the most iconic classic video games of all time: Space Invaders. Built around the popular, and undeniably retro-tastic T80 platform, this small, slim digital watch has been given the full Space Invaders treatment, from the packa ...read more

Sudan's top general lauds recent ties with former foe Israel

Dec 2, 2022

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Alienware QD-OLED monitor reveals high price of Samsung’s new tech

Dec 2, 2022

Improved color claims at a cost — Alienware AW3423DW brings rare form factor to OLED monitor options. Scharon Harding - 2/11/2022, 6:39 PM Enlarge / Alienware AW3423DW. Scharon Harding We now have an idea of how much  QD-OLED screens will run you compared to the OLED panels we know today. OLED is already an expensive, high-end display technology,  but Samsung's QD-OLED puts a quantum-dot spin on the tech, promising image enhancement and improved color coverage. We're ...read more

HP Presidents' Day sale: up to 70% off with laptops starting at just $259.99

Dec 2, 2022

Home News Computing (Image credit: Future) HP has gone early with its Presidents' Day sale this year, with huge discounts of up to 70% on laptops, desktops, monitors, and accessories - plus you can get free shipping on all orders. We've scoured through everything and believe this HP 15t for $429.99 (was $599.99) is the standout laptop in this selection of early Presidents' Day sales. It comes with a 15.6-inch HD screen, Intel i5 processor, 8GB RAM, and a 256GB ...read more

For classic RPGs, what’s old is new in 2022

Dec 2, 2022

For years, niche audiences and fan translations kept excitement around Japanese RPGs, some of which never released in North America, alive. Now, companies like Square Enix are taking notice by reviving games and franchises that mainstream American audiences might not know about. While this trend was bubbling for a few years, it came to a head in the February 9 Nintendo Direct. Square Enix announced four remasters or remakes of retro JRPGs, two of which were never released in North America before ...read more

Walmart Says Vaccinated Workers No Longer Have to Wear Masks

Dec 2, 2022

World | Walmart says vaccinated workers no longer have to wear masks in most states. https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/12/world/walmart-mask-mandate-for-vaccinated-workers.html The retailer said it was taking action after governors from Connecticut to California ended mask mandates recently. Ringing up a customer’s purchases at a Walmart store in North Brunswick, N.J., in 2020. Credit... Eduardo Munoz/Reuters Feb. 12, 2022 ...read more